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Not: Improve product quality by 25 percent Instead: To meet the company's annual goal of reducing defects to less than two percent of shipped product, a new test and inspection procedure will reduce the shipping of cracked pumps by 20 percent per quarter, with data tracked weekly to assure compliance.Why: The goal is specific (focused on pumps), measurable (with quarterly increases in improvement and weekly tracking to stay accountable to the goal), achievable (through new procedures), realistic (steadily improved performance), timely, and relevant to a larger company goal.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.Dating may also involve two or more people who have already decided that they share romantic or sexual feelings toward each other.Why: The goal is very specific (red widgets), measurable, and achievable.The project has been realistically resourced and targets have been thoughtfully arranged through the year to accommodate business conditions. Further, it is time-bound (to be completed in one year with quarterly targets).The advantages of using the SMART philosophy in setting objectives include improving focus and clarity, providing a common framework for collaboration and discussion, and creating a bias toward action.
SMART goals and objectives can be adopted as a team or used by individual employees, managers or entrepreneurs.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology recommends asking the following questions to create SMART goals: Some organizations substitute other words within the acronym; for example, 'realistic' may be replaced with 'relevant' to highlight the fact that a goal should relate to the overall company objective.
Any business or individual can apply the SMART discipline in setting goals.
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Not: Improve customer payment times by 25 percent Instead: Eliminate mistakes in customer invoicing, the key driver in long payment times, through new accounting system and clerical training, to be implemented over a three-month term; results to be tracked monthly to stay on track to goal.